Tuesday Bayview shooting was gang related, cops say 

A Bayview shooting Tuesday was the result of a spat between rival gangs, police said Wednesday.

Two men were in taken into custody soon after gunfire erupted near the intersection of Revere Avenue and Newhall Street at 7 p.m., according to San Francisco Police Officer Albie Esparza.

The victim, described as a 20-year-old man, suffered non-life-threatening injuries to his lower body, police said.

When officers arrived in the area of Quesada Avenue and Third Street, they saw a silver Honda Civic moving at a high rate of speed. Officers followed the vehicle and saw one person throw a handgun from the passenger-side window, Esparza said.

Officers then conducted a traffic stop when the car continued onto the Quesada cul-de-sac. Two men in their 20s were taken into custody.

A second officer arrived on the scene and recovered the gun, according to Esparza.

San Francisco Police Gang Task Force continues to investigate the incident.


Staff Writer Andrea Koskey contributed to this report.

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